2 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

2 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland's West Coast trip itinerary maker

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Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Doolin
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Doolin
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Galway
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Train to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, Fly to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Doolin

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll through Lahinch Beach and then don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Doolin tour website.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Doolin is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. December in Doolin sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Galway

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, then explore the activities along Galway Bay, and then stroll around Eyre Square.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Galway day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Doolin in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Galway: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature
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